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romney's proposing would add to the deficit and romney insists it is absolutely not true. >> if he says it's not true, then it's not true. okay. >> reporter: in battleground ohio, president obama insists mitt romney's tax cuts will add $5 trillion to the tax cuts. >> if it's true it's not going to add to the deficit, that leaves only one option. that's asking middle class families to foot the bill. >> the president's charge of a $5 trillion tax cut is obviously inaccurate and wrong. >> reporter: romney also in ohio mocked the obama campaign's latest add to cut funding for pbs. >> big bird. big bird. he's focused on saving big bird. it's kind of a strange thing in my view because i'm focused on helping the american people get good jobs. >> reporter: sesame street asked the president to pull the big bird ad. >> twice in the six month lead up you had bombings at our compound there in benghazi and it's 9/11 in libya. what other warnings do you need? >> reporter: warnings for president obama romney's closing the gap. the latest poll, reuters has them tied, gallup has him up by 2 and q has th
to get the jobs they want. get this deficit and debt under control. make trade work for america so we can make more things in america and sell them overseas and champion small businesses. don't raise taxes on small businesses because they're our job creators. he talks about detroit. mitt romney is a car guy. they keep misquoting him. but let me tell you about the mitt romney i know. this is a guy who i was talking to a family in northborough, massachusetts, the other day. cheryl and mark nixon. their kids were hit in a car crash. four of them. two of them were paralyzed. the romneys didn't know them. they went to the same church. mitt asked if they could come over on christmas. he brought his boys, his wife and gifts. later on he said i know you're struggling, mark. don't worry about their college, i'll pay for it. when mark told me this story, because you know what, mitt romney doesn't tell these stories. the nixons told this story. he said it wasn't the help, the cash help, it's that he gave his time and he has consistently. this is a man who gave 30% of his income to charity, more than
one loophole you'd close, you're not going to run up the deficit or taxes on the middle class. >> very quickly -- >> no, no. it goes back to bill clinton. >> there was a story out yesterday that that claim is fiction because you don't count the loophole closing. >> what loophole? >> he talked about mortgage interest. really quickly -- >> mortgage interest? >> he has never talked about mortgage interest. >> the hilarity that there is one -- >> we have one loophole. >> mike, finish, but then i want to get on to something else. >> the president says he wants to lower tax cuts to big corporations. how to pay for it? loopholes. what loopholes? nothing. we'll tell you after the election. you're attacking romney for the same thing. >> i want to talk about the gas prices. one thing that was striking, speaker gingrich, is what some were arguing about the actual numbers. jack welch made a lot of headlines with a tweet that said, unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate so they change the numbers without any substantiation. he was on "hardball" with chris matth
these guys special. andrew luck was sensational today. bringing them back 18-point deficit. the leadership, the will to win, all of the things that his teammates really feed on. and i just thought he was sensational. the start of a really great career and i know the colts are just excited to have him there. robert griffin iii started out a little bit faster than luck. had that big game opening day and this is the thing that they are doing with him. they are getting him out of the pocket on design plays and he is going to have to do this more, bob. he is going to have to run out of bounds, know when the play is over and not try to make every play a touchdown. he got hurt today. and i think he is going to learn from that, but these two young men are going to be great quarterbacks in the league for a long time to come. >> well, the last thing you mentioned ties into the first thing. we will talk to mike florio about. here is mike from pro football talk who will take us through the day's injuries which includes the concussion suffered by robert griffin iii. >> tony mentioned that injury to gri
. allen charged senator kaine would turn to tax hikes to battle the deficit. while kaine accused allen of hollow promises void of specifics. tonight's moderator said the tax discussion will undoubtedly emerge again. >> allen said the tax cuts should be for everyone, tim kaine says in fact that families making over $500,000 should have their tax rates raised back to where they were when bill clinton was president. so taxes is going to be a clear distinction here. >> reporter: both candidates put up new ads today. . >> we're a great team. we'll be a great team in washington. >> reporter: allen's latest ad focuses on the looming budget cuts that could hit hard in the defense industry. >> george allen's plan stops the defense cuts, creates jobs, and grows our economy. >> reporter: while kaine has outraised allen, outside groups have spent tens of millions of ads against kaine. polls have been mostly deadlocked until the last few days when three surveys show kaine pulling ahead. swing voters they say might vote a split ticket. >> the vast majority of people who vote for barack obama are goi
knew that he was driving our deficit? >> reporter: he put up a cable tv ad. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yell, oh a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it is not wall street you have to worry about. it is sesame street. >> reporter: team obama even flew the messagever romney today. who mocked the president's move to save a tv character. >> i actually think we need to have a president who talks about saving the american people and saving good jobs and saving our future. >> reporter: a race with new energy and urgency in key states like ohio where this is the time day for voter registration. >> reporter: with romney ahead, but the president keeping his lead in the poll with a bigger group. all registered voters, democrats figure more than ever now, it is turnout that will decide who wins. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> the big day is almost here. the nationals' first game of the playoff season is tomorrow afternoon at nationals park against the cardinals by this time tomorrow, the game will probably be over. and thousands of baseball fans will converge with rush hour traffi
-point deficit last week into a one-point lead 48-47. in ohio, the president still leads, but romney gained two points since last week to shrink the gap 51-45. in florida, it is just a one-point lead for the president, 48-47. >>> romney is elaborating his position on abortion. his clarification comes after an interview earlier this week with a newspaper in iowa. the republican presidential nominee told "the des moines register" that if elected, he would not pursue abortion-related legislation. reporters asked him about that comment during a campaign stop in ohio. romney spelled out steps he'd take on the abortion issue. >> i think i said time and again, i'm a pro life candidate, i'll be a pro life president. the actions i'll take immediately are to remove funding for planned parenthood. it will not be part of my budget. >> the obama campaign says romney is hiding his true positions on women's issues and would support banning all abortions. today president obama taking his campaign to florida. he'll travel to miami this afternoon and hold a rally at the university of miami. then this evening the
was asked how he would actually cut spending and reduce the deficit, he said he'd go after funding for public television. elmo, you better make a run for it. >> reporter: on the stump in virginia, romney says the jobless numbers don't tell the whole story. too many workers, he says, have simply stopped looking. >> when i'm president of the united states, that unemployment rate is going to come down, not because people are giving up and dropping out of the work force, but because we're creating more jobs. >> reporter: with the unexpected drop, some saw a conspiracy. former general electric chairman jack welch seemed to accuse the obama campaign of cooking the books, tweeting unbelievable jobs numbers. these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate, so change numberns. later on "hardball", welch admitted he has no evidence to back that up, but he remained defiant. >> i don't want to take back one word in that tweet. it seems coincidental that one month before the election they would end up at 7.8. >> reporter: the charge was met with outrage from many, including the president's ba
." >> somebody is finally getting tough on big bird. who knew that he was driving our deficit? >> he's focused on saving big is kind of a strange thing in my view because, you see, i'm focused on helping the american people get good jobs and brighter prospects. >> reporter: both sides were responding to this new obama campaign ad using big bird to mock romney's plan to clip federal subsidies to public broadcasting. >> mitt romney, taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. >> reporter: it's already ruffling feathers with the non-profit behind "sesame street" objecting and asking the campaign to remove "sesame street" characters from their ads. just a short time from now, mitt romney will step into that bus and begin criss-crossing the state. it is a long day for him, a bus tour again to try to win this must-win state. the biggest headline of the week, matt, may still yet to be written. that could come tomorrow after paul ryan and joe biden face off. that, of course, is the first and only vice presidential debate. >> all right. peter alexander in ohio this morning. peter, thank you very
sons have adhd, attention deficit hyper activity disorder. although hers is a relatively unique situation, she is not alone. according to the cdc, more than 5 million children between the ages of 3 and 17 have been diagnosed with adhd. >> i'm all for labeling. >> amy's story was recently featured in the october issue of "parenting" magazine. >> once you have a diagnosis and know what you're working with, then i feel like it's much more helpful than trying to muddle through. >> windsor often turns to a website to seek comfort and support while offering the same to others. >> i do write about it on my blog because it is tremendously therapeutic. it's really helpful when you know that other people have the same challenges. >> and social media was especially important last month when she learned about her youngest son's diagnosis. >> just went through my third son getting diagnosed. and shared it on twitter and said, oh, there you have it. we're three for three. >> for amy, open communication between her family and school has also helped make a difference in her sons' lives. >> the
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